I’m an African: Black Aesthetics and the Making of a Hip Hop Globe

April 6, 2016 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

I‘m an African: Black Aesthetics and the Making of a Hip Hop Globe
Tuesday, April 12th
6:00pm-8:00pm
University Union, Potomac Lounge

 

 

 

Sujatha Fernandes, Professor of Sociology at Queens College, CUNY, will discuss her latest book “Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation” that explores the role that hip hop plays in addressing dispossession, racism, poverty and the quest for change in Latino communities and around the world. At the conclusion of this event, attendees will have the opportunity to become involved locally to help address some of the issues impacting the Latino community in Baltimore.

Sponsored by: Interdisciplinary Studies, African and African American Studies, International Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Department of Foreign Languages, The Center for Student Diversity, and Albert. S. Cook Library.

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

 

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